Industry Updates

Daily Report, May 17

Team Collaboration

  • Hart Howerton Goes Newforma … Hart Howerton implemented the Newforma Project Center for firm-wide project management and collaboration, rather than Microsoft SharePoint. “After evaluation of multiple solutions, including development initiatives based on Microsoft SharePoint, Hart Howerton selected Newforma based on the degree to which the solution is focused on the specific needs of the AEC industry and also based on the speed with which the solution could be deployed without business disruption. After a brief trial period of approximately three months, Hart Howerton has chosen to deploy Newforma Project Center firm-wide.prnewswire
  • SharedView Review … Joel reviewed the beta of Microsoft SharedView, the new collaborative editing offering from Microsoft. The cons seem to outweigh the pros so far. arstechnica
  • Skype for Mac 2.6 … Skype released Version 2.6 of the Skype client for Mac computers, with support for transferring a Skype call to another Skype user the main new addition. Windows users don’t have this capability yet. Other features that Windows had previously and that Mac users didn’t have also been added. Available immediately. Skype

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